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There are 6 ways to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown by plane, train, taxi, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly Ottawa to Charlottetown  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Charlottetown (YYG) YOW - YYG

$232 - $863

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Train to Montreal, fly to Charlottetown  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Charlottetown (YYG) YUL - YYG

$295 - $756

Fly Ottawa to Moncton, taxi, bus  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Moncton (YQM) YOW - YQM
  2. Take a taxi from Moncton, NB to Amherst, NS
  3. Take the bus from Amherst, NS to Charlottetown

$475 - $876

Train, taxi, bus  •  23h 57m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Moncton
  3. Take a taxi from Moncton to Amherst, NS
  4. Take the bus from Amherst, NS to Charlottetown

$374 - $769

Rideshare, train, bus, taxi  •  23h 1m

  1. Take the rideshare from Ottawa to Montreal
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Campbellton
  3. Take the bus from Campbellton, NB to Shediac, NB
  4. Take a taxi from Shediac, NB to Amherst, NS
  5. Take the bus from Amherst, NS to Charlottetown

$355 - $625

Drive  •  14h 38m

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Charlottetown 1340.2 km

$130 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown is to drive which costs $130 - $210 and takes 14h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown is to train and fly which costs $290 - $800 and takes 6h 10m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Charlottetown is 977 km. The road distance is 1340.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown without a car is to train and taxi and bus which takes 23h 57m and costs $370 - $800.

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It takes approximately 7h 10m to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Charlottetown Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 27m and has one stopover.

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Charlottetown is 1h ahead of Ottawa. It is currently 6:43 PM in Ottawa and 7:43 PM in Charlottetown.

Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Charlottetown is 1340 km. It takes approximately 14h 38m to drive from Ottawa to Charlottetown.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Charlottetown Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Charlottetown. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown.
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  • Distance: 977.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 10m

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Charlottetown, PE, Canada?

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Ottawa to Charlottetown every 2 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Charlottetown via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Charlottetown via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Charlottetown via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Charlottetown via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Moncton
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Moncton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Charlottetown via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Moncton
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $45
Business
$90 - $100
Economy
$56 - $59
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $45
Business
$90 - $105
Economy
$58 - $61
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Train from Montréal to Moncton
Ave. Duration
17h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$130 - $160
Business
$200 - $300
Economy
$170 - $210
EconomyPlus
$330 - $470
Train from Montréal to Campbellton
Ave. Duration
11h 38m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$95 - $120
Business
$160 - $230
Economy
$130 - $160
EconomyPlus
$240 - $340
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Amherst, NS to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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maritimebus.com
Bus from Campbellton, NB to Shediac, NB
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
maritimebus.com
Other operators
Ridesharing.com
Website
ridesharing.com
Rideshare from Ottawa to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
ridesharing.com
Taxi from Moncton, NB to Amherst, NS
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
White Cab
Phone
+1 506-857-3000
Website
whitecabrocks.ca
Taxi Direct
Phone
+1 506-383-0075
Website
taxidirect.ca
Air Cab
Phone
+1 506-857-2000
Website
aircab.ca

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